Wounded man seeks refuge in hotel


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Despite his wounds, a gunshot victim was able to flee into a St. Thomas hotel for help Saturday afternoon.

According to police spokeswoman Melody Rames, "witness reported that a male victim ran into the Windward Passage Hotel."

Shot in the back of his left leg, he was transported to Schneider Hospital by ambulance, according to Rames.

According to Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency records, 911 dispatchers received a report of an assault in the area of the Windward Passage Hotel at 2:29 p.m. Saturday.

Police were still seeking a suspect Sunday night, Rames said.

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